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# Solutions for Chapter P.4: Fitting Models to Data

## Full solutions for Calculus of A Single Variable | 7th Edition

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Solutions for Chapter P.4: Fitting Models to Data

Solutions for Chapter P.4
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Key Calculus Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
• Additive inverse of a complex number

The opposite of a + bi, or -a - bi

• Circle graph

A circular graphical display of categorical data

• Complex conjugates

Complex numbers a + bi and a - bi

• Focal length of a parabola

The directed distance from the vertex to the focus.

• Frequency table (in statistics)

A table showing frequencies.

• Infinite discontinuity at x = a

limx:a + x a ƒ(x) = q6 or limx:a - ƒ(x) = q.

• Least-squares line

See Linear regression line.

• Measure of center

A measure of the typical, middle, or average value for a data set

• Midpoint (in a coordinate plane)

For the line segment with endpoints (a,b) and (c,d), (aa + c2 ,b + d2)

• Midpoint (on a number line)

For the line segment with endpoints a and b, a + b2

• Multiplication principle of counting

A principle used to find the number of ways an event can occur.

• Partial sums

See Sequence of partial sums.

• Positive angle

Angle generated by a counterclockwise rotation.

• Remainder polynomial

See Division algorithm for polynomials.

• Richter scale

A logarithmic scale used in measuring the intensity of an earthquake.

• Root of an equation

A solution.

• Series

A finite or infinite sum of terms.

• Sum of a finite geometric series

Sn = a111 - r n 2 1 - r

• Tangent line of ƒ at x = a

The line through (a, ƒ(a)) with slope ƒ'(a) provided ƒ'(a) exists.

• Zero matrix

A matrix consisting entirely of zeros.

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